Royal Bank Of Scotland Phishing Scams

Date: 31 October 2007
Received from Royal Bank of Scotland Group'2007 <identdep_ref_814vra@rbs.com>
Subject: Royal Bank of Scotland Plc: Details Update

         Royal Bank of Scotland Plc

Dear Royal Bank of Scotland Digital Banking Service member!

Our Support Unit is running a scheduled Digital Banking Service update

By clicking on the link below please begin the procedure of the client login authorization:

http://www.rbsdigital.com.[DELETED]/service/default.aspx/refererident.htm?portal=19auhwecvDldxciilOkhb

These directives are to be emailed and followed by all customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland UK

Royal Bank of Scotland Digital Banking Service does apologize for the inconveniences caused, and is very thankful for your help.

If you are not client of Royal Bank of Scotland United Kingdom please delete this notice!

***** This is an automated message, please do not respond *****

© 2007  Royal Bank of Scotland Plc. All Rights Reserved.


Date: 20 August 2007
Received from "Royal Bank of Scotland" <cservice.refvg97178766.ib@rbs.co.uk>
Subject: The Royal Bank of Scotland customer service: official update! (mess_id: QU2879539K)

Dear Royal Bank of Scotland customer,

The Royal Bank of Scotland Customer Service requests you to complete Digital Banking Customer Confirmation Form (CCF).

This procedure is obligatory for all customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Please select the hyperlink and visit the address listed to access Digital Banking Customer Confirmation Form (CCF).

http://sessionid-39964.rbs.co.uk/customerdirectory/direct/ccf.aspx

Again, thank you for choosing the Royal Bank of Scotland for your business needs. We look forward to working with you.

***** Please do not respond to this email *****

This mail is generated by an automated service.

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The plain text version of a Royal Bank Of Scotland phishing scam. Most of these e-mails contain hexadecimal values and other garbage text at the end of the e-mail, acting as hash buster text. This specific e-mail hid this text by making the colour of the text white, so that it disappears against a white background.


Date: 27 August 2007
Received from "Royal Bank of Scotland Internet Banking " <supprefnum_refnum_37rm@rbs.com>
Subject: Royal Bank of Scotland Plc: Secure Update Process ID: 2531

Royal Bank of Scotland United Kingdom

Dear Royal Bank of Scotland Internet Banking member!

Our Technical Unit is carrying out an arranged Electronic Banking Service upgrade

By clicking on the link below please open the procedure of the user login approval:

[LINK REMOVED FOR SECURITY REASONS]

These instructions are to be e-mailed and followed by all customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland Direct and Digital Banking Service

Royal Bank of Scotland United Kingdom does apologize for any inconveniences caused, and is very grateful for your cooperation.

If you are not client of Royal Bank of Scotland Plc please ignore this email!

***** This is an automated message, please do not respond *****

© 2007 Royal Bank of Scotland UK. All Rights Reserved.

The idiots who compiled this e-mail did not do a great job of disguising the phishing link. We believe that the scammers used another phishing site for the anchor text, just in case the user copied the link instead of clicking on it. The link was inactive when we received the e-mail, so it might have been a fake link all along.


Date: 6 September 2007
Received from "Royal Bank of Scotland" <custservice.refUA5269369.ib@rbs.co.uk>
Subject: service message from The Royal Bank of Scotland! (message id: h9467702778)

Dear customer of The Royal Bank of Scotland,

RBS Customer Service requests you to complete Digital Banking Online Form.

This procedure is obligatory for all RBS Digital Banking users.

Please click hyperlink below to access Digital Banking Online Form.

http://rbsdigital-id42830430.rbs.co.uk/rbs_onlineform/customercare/form.aspx

Please do not respond to this email.

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